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SWG-2011-00162 - Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves) - Galveston Ship Channel - Galveston County, Texas

Published Sept. 15, 2020
Expiration date: 10/16/2020

Full Public Notice           Project Plans           Tier II 401 Questionnaire

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  This is a permit extension of time for previously authorized work and a project modification.  The applicant requests an extension of time for the maintenance of Port facilities and includes work currently permitted under Permit Amendment No. SWG-2011-00162 for the closure of Slips 12-14, 14-15, 36-37, 38-39, and 40-41 and the deepening of the existing dry-dock basin to -90 MSL.  New work will consist of the expansion of the existing 1,400-foot Turning Circle No.1 at Station 9+000 to 1,500-foot and improvements to Berth 10 which will provide the navigational safety and structural requirements necessary for larger cruise ships to begin service to the Port in 2021.  New work dredged material and continued maintenance dredged material will be placed in previously authorized Pelican Island Disposal Areas A, B, C, the “Todd” Disposal Area, and/or Fort San Jacinto Disposal Area.  Improvements to Berth 10 include:

•    Demolish and remove twenty existing cast-in-place topping and existing deck units
•    Remove twenty-two existing double bill bollards
•    Seventeen new foam finders
•    Thirteen new four-pile breasting dolphins
•    Six new four-pile mooring dolphins
•    Eight new 200-ton T-head bollards
•    Six new 100-ton T-head bollards
•    Four new 12-pile dolphins

And, maintenance dredging of all berthing and turning areas to previously authorized depths.